Neighbours…  safe and supportive home

The House of Peace residential community, is a safe home for women in transition: newcomers, refugees and immigrants. It is a unique living space that values diversity. A residential community that encourages independence and interdependence, that empowers women to be artisans of their own liberation.

The Holy Names House of Peace residence offers comfortable, clean, safe and spacious accommodation. House of Peace residents sharIMG_1014 - Copye the joy of community living. There are many opportunities to meet new friends and to participate in peace and justice issues. Located in the heart of the city, this homey accommodation is a ten minute walk from the University of Winnipeg and is accessible to most bus routes. Room and Board includes: food, all utilities, use of a phone, washer and dryer, a furnished bedroom, a study room, a recreation room with TV and DVD, air-conditioning and computer access. The House of Peace is a smoke-free and alcohol-free environment. If you wish to become a member of the Neighbours Community, please contact Sister Lesley. tel: (204) 942-5535 fax: (204) 944-0289 email:


Messages of hope and love from House of Peace residents…

The House of Peace is a sanctuary where I can be myself because I am accepted and loved as I am. – Flora, Philippines.

This House of Peace is good and friendly environment. It is comfortable and everyone is helpful. I can’t find the words I want to say in English. Everyone is good. – Shirin, Iran


The House of Peace is a place of warmth where you can learn about various cultures. If your life is in chaos, the tranquility and peace here gives you a sense of balance and serenity. – Marilyn, White Dog Reserve.


Thanks everyone at the Holy Names House of Peace for the wonderful hospitality, friendship, and support you gave me during what could have been a truly horrible time in my life. You folks made my Canadian experience turn out to be fantastic. – Natalya, USA.


Before I came to House of Peace, I always thought that the world was full of wickedness but since I have come to House of Peace I believe that good people exist. I have received lots of support, emotionally and mentally and lots of love at the House of Peace. – Mojan, Afghanistan